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Posts by Eric S. Yuan

Almost 6 years ago, I left Cisco WebEx with a core team of engineers to build Zoom. By August 2012, we had an early beta product: Zoom 0.9. It wasn’t perfect, but it had promise. We were proud and couldn’t wait to share it with the world. But in an industry crowded with giants, we […]

Walt Mossberg: An Appreciation
May 2, 2017

Last week was a big week for Zoom, with the announcement of our $100M Series D Funding and the release of Zoom 4.0, and then the news that Zoom is the fastest growing app on the Okta platform. I am thrilled to partner with Sequoia for the future of our company, but it’s also worth […]

Reflecting on Zoom’s Journey
January 25, 2017

Dear Zoom Community, Today we announced that Zoom has raised $100 million in Series D funding from Sequoia, with additional participation from Emergence Capital, Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures. We also announced the launch of Zoom 4.0, a new release featuring leading-edge innovations for enhanced enterprise functionality. By addressing the huge market […]

CEO Announcement: Zoom Partners with Sequoia in $100 Million Funding Round & Releases Zoom 4.0
January 17, 2017

Let me be clear, I (and Zoom) absolutely LOVE Uber! And really, what’s not to love? Besides reinventing transportation on a global scale and evolving the sharing economy to make available otherwise non-utilized transportation capacity, and their unicorn status business performance — they are also a Zoom customer! We commonly understand the word “uber” to […]

Uber Uses Of Uber
September 16, 2016

Books to read over the summer? With so much to do and precious little time to do it in, that might sound like a work of fiction. This is certainly no less true for the CIOs and IT managers among you. We know all about you BTW, in a totally non-creepy way of-course 🙂 The […]

9 Books to Read for IT Professionals from CIOs
August 10, 2016

In the past, engineering teams often worked together in one physical location. Of course, the best engineers for your particular needs, may not always live in the same place. To hire the best, you have to be able to manage a globally dispersed team. This means engineering leadership must adopt technological means of communication. But […]

Four Reasons Why Engineering Teams Need Video Conferencing
June 13, 2016